- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 2, 2016

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. (AP) - Ellsworth Air Force Base will conduct a large force exercise later this month in the Powder River Training Complex.

KOTA-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1WVs57e ) that the March 30-31 exercise with be the second large-scale exercise since the complex’s borders were expanded.

The Air Force limits large-scale training to 10 days a year, with each exercise lasting no more than three days.

Throughout the two-day exercise, people living under Powder River One, Two, Three and Four and Gaps A, B and C can expect to see multiple types of aircraft using the areas at the same time.

Civilian pilots are told to review the Federal Aviation Administration’s Notices to Airmen and review flight plans to avoid areas and altitudes where military aircraft will fly.


Online: https://www.ellsworth.af.mil/prtc.asp


Information from: KOTA-TV, https://www.kotatv.com

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